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Chandan Shankar

Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Phone: 910-488-5050
Fax: 910-339-4373

Chandan Shankar attended Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law after receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Upon completion of law school, Shankar joined the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office. During Shankar’s five year tenure as an Assistant District Attorney he gained a vast amount of experience in litigation and has been involved in the prosecution of serious criminal offenses to include property crimes, sexual assaults, violent assaults, major drug offenses, fugitive extraditions, white collar crimes, as well as homicide prosecutions.

Shankar joined The Richardson Firm in 2012 and looks forward to serving the legal needs of our community. Shankar and his wife Suzanne proudly call Fayetteville their home.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2007


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • J.D. – 2007
  • University of North Carolina, Wilmington, North Carolina
    • B.S.
    • Major: Business Administration with Concentration in Economics

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar, Member, 2007 – Present
  • Cumberland County Bar Association, Board Member, 2007 – Present
  • 12th Judicial District Bar, Member, 2007 – Present

Past Employment Positions

Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2007 – 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Cumberland County Bar Association Law Day Co-Chair, 2012 – 2013
  • Cumberland County Teen Court Judge, 2008 – Present

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